How to extend members by a cut

To extend a member you don´t need to apply eccentricities. Never define the Offset ex to extend member, it can lead to the incorrect geometry definition.

The correct way is to cut a member by boundary method to further edge and if needed to apply offset above this edge. This step is shown in the following picture.


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Eccentricities, CBFEM, cut of members, offset, extend